Article 3 of Protocol No. 1 to the European Convention therefore applies not only to the direct elections but also to the indirect elections of the legislature … it does not exclude indirect elections and that people may freely express their opinion on the final composition of the legislature even in the indirect elections. Moreover, the Constitutional Court holds that the European Court of Human Rights has not expressed in any of its decisions any intention to exclude the system of the indirect elections from Article 3 of Protocol No. 1 to the European Convention.
• Decision on Admissibility and Merits No. AP 35/03 of 28 January 2005, paragraph 46, published in the Official Gazette of Bosnia and Herzegovina, 30/05
The fine imposed on the appellant for breach of the rules of the election process did not affect the appellant’s right to stand as a candidate for election to the legislature.
• Decision on Merits No. AP 952/05 of 8 July 2006, paragraph 30, published in the Official Gazette of Bosnia and Herzegovina, 87/06; minor offence proceedings against a political party due to the breach of election process rules